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Stantec HSSE Advisor, Buildings in Sacramento, California

HSSE Advisor, Buildings - ( 240000IH )


Grow with the best. Join a smart, creative, and inspired team that works behind the scenes to support operational excellence. Our functional services teams (FSTs) provide services to 28,000 employees in over 400 locations worldwide. Bringing together individuals with diverse backgrounds, talents, and expertise, our FSTs are vital to making our Company stronger.

Your Opportunity

Stantec is seeking an individual to coordinate the implementation of Stantec’s Health, Safety, Security, and Environment (HSSE) program within the Buildings Business Operating Unit (BOU). The position will be based out of one of our larger offices in the United States and will report to a Business Line HSSE Manager.

This is a full-time position, and work hours will reflect the requirements of the geography.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Apply practical knowledge and experience to solve HSSE problems related to areas within their operational control.

  • Work with the HSSE Manager to investigate, manage, and track incidents, identify effective preventative and corrective actions, support filing and data entry requirements, and develop and share lessons learned.

  • Identify and support process improvements in alignment with business and/or HSSE strategic goals.

  • Provide coaching, advice, and direction to business line leadership on HSSE as it pertains to the services provided by the business.

  • Support operations to effectively use Stantec’s HSSE systems including the HSSE program manual, OHS management system, and safe work practices, risk management strategy forms, as well as local legislation.

  • Provide technical assistance to project teams with pre-job planning and hazard assessments for field activities and the integration of client or geographic HSSE requirements.

  • Conduct field assessments, planned job observations, worksite inspections, and auditing activities independently and with leadership (which may require overnight travel) in support of the BOU.

  • Deliver or support HSSE training as required and provide support on the continuous development and improvement of HSSE training.

  • Provide support to integrate Stantec’s HSSE management system with client systems where needed.

  • Assist business leadership, project teams and other FST partners in their response to project RFPs and RFQs.

  • Promote HSSE within the area of responsibility with the goal of continuous improvement of HSSE culture.

  • Help identify medical surveillance requirements based on anticipated project exposures.

Key Functions

  • Support BOU risk prevention and control activities.

  • Participate in HSSE activities with project team members and leadership.

  • Develop creative, topical and relevant BOU HSSE communications.

  • Advise staff and leadership on current HSSE industry trends, client specific program requirements, regulatory requirements, Stantec HSSE processes and tools.

  • Engage with employees and leaders through field visits, networking, communications, training, and seminars.

  • Coordinate best practice sharing within the business and HSSE teams.

  • Support leadership in the communication of HSSE topics.

  • Work with leadership to meet Stantec’s annual targets and assess HSSE trends.

  • Where applicable, work with leadership to implement corrective action plans to drive continuous improvement.

  • Provide support for Stantec’s subcontractor management program and support contractor prequalification assessments as per Stantec’s procedures when requested.

  • Preparation of HSSE statistical reports.

  • Assist project teams in the development of project specific safety plans and emergency response plans.

  • Support the development and tracking of leadership identified HSSE key performance indicators (KPI’s).

  • Ensure the timely completion, documentation and filing of HSSE documents as required. If required, liaise with the Workers’ Compensation Claims Coordinator during injury follow-up discussions and the implementation of Stantec’s ‘Early and Safe Return to Work’ program.

  • Coordinate and collaborate with HSSE resources from different offices, regions, countries and BOU teams, as required.

  • Attend and support BOU and project HSSE meetings.

  • Support events and initiatives that promote health, safety, security, and positive environmental impact within the organization.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Professional safety certification will be considered an asset. Preferred certifications include: GSP, ASP or CSP.

  • Experience in HSSE related to buildings design, engineering or architecture is preferred, but not required.

  • Maintain required field HSSE courses to work in the relevant sectors.

  • Working knowledge of HSSE regulations in the United States.

  • Demonstrated leadership ability and the capability to assess priorities and to work independently.

  • Well-developed communication skills, both written and verbal, along with excellent interpersonal, organizational abilities.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Capable of delivering, preparing, and presenting to small and large groups (virtually or in person).

  • A willingness to work in a team atmosphere or with a minimal amount of supervision.

  • Able to create meaningful connections with people and influence colleagues outside of their area of operational control.

  • A valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record is required.

  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office tools. A demonstrated ability to use video/animation recording/editing software will be considered an asset.

  • Requires up to 20% travel, typically one week or less in duration.

  • Able to lift 50-lbs.

  • The ability to safely navigate stairs, ladders, and uneven terrain, enter active construction sites, enter structures under construction, and wear specialized personal protective equipment (PPE) is required.

Education and Experience

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a health and safety profession.

  • Degree in Occupational Health and Safety or related field from recognized university preferred.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

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Salary Range(s):

  • SF Area $40.53 /CA Other Areas $35.38 - SF Area $58.75/CA Other Areas $51.30 Min/Max Pay Range for postings located in CA (SF Area includes SF, SJS & WLC)

The final agreed upon compensation is based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. At Stantec certain roles are bonus eligible.

Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage and paid family leave. Regular full-time and part-time employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).

Temporary/casual employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.

The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Primary Location : United States-Illinois-Chicago

Other Locations : United States-California-Sacramento, United States-Texas-Houston, United States-Texas-Austin, United States-California-San Francisco, United States-Florida-Miami

Organization : BC-2093 HSSE-US United States

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Feb 5, 2024, 12:39:09 PM

Req ID: 240000IH


Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans